Spring Training 2017 Round Up

Spring Training is “what it is,” but it is always interesting to look at how players did:

Spring Training Top Hitters (50+AB):

BA .466 Jesus Aquilar (Brewers)
HR 8 Bryce HARPER (Nats)
RBI 20 Pablo Sandoval (Red Sox), Ian Happ (Cubs) – tied
OPS 1.582 Greg Bird (Yankees)
H 28 Mitch Haniger (White Sox)
SO 26 Jabari Blash (Padres), Chris Carter (Yankees) – tied
SB 12 Delino DeSheilds (Rangers)
XBH 15 Greg Bird (Yankees)
BB 15 Joey Rickard (Orioles)
E 6 Johan Camargo (Braves), Mike Freeman (Mariners)

Spring Training Top Pitchers (19+IP):

ERA 0.38 Masahiro Tanaka (Yankees)
SO 37 Danny Salazar (Indians)
W 5 Eddie Butler (Cubs)
R 23 Matt Cain (Giants), Drew Hutchison (Pirates) – tied
WHIP 0.59 Masahiro Tanaka (Yankees)
BB 14 Rich Hill (Dodgers), Danny Salazar (Indians) – tied
IP 33 Kyle Kendrick (Red Sox)
TBF 132 Kyle Kendrick (Red Sox)
NP 321 Nathan Karns (Royals)
K/9 12.81 Danny Salazar (Indians)

Spring Training – a brief look at best and worst teams:

Most wins 24 Yankees
Most losses 22 Braves
Best ERA 3.28 Cardinals
Worst ERA 6.13 Reds
Best WHIP 1.15 Yankees
Worst WHIP 1.62 Reds
Most SO 306 Red Sox
Least SO 214 Marlins
Best BA .302 Indians
Worst BA .238 Orioles
Best HR 54 Cubs
Worst HR 18 Braves
Best RBI 201 Indians
Best OPS .886 Brewers
Worst OPS .661 Braves

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